Tuesday, July 7, 2020

UFC 229 generates a record ₹615 Crore for Las Vegas

More from author

Here’s how you can be a part of UFC’s exotic Fight Island!

The Fight Island series is less than a week away and it will feature four cards with some of the most exciting and highly...

Kamaru Usman reveals he was about to have his first beer in 10 months when Masvidal fight materialized!

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was going to fight his former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 251 this weekend. But the fight was jeopardised after...

Max Holloway: Next Fight, Net Worth, Tattoos, Wife, Son

Who is Max Holloway? Max Holloway is one of the most adored fighters on UFC's roster. The former featherweight champion is fighting this weekend at...

Read Paul Felder’s hilarious Twitter interaction with fan who asked him to focus on commentary!

A hilarious twitter back and forth between UFC lightweight Paul Felder and a twitter user @joshuaS_10 has been making rounds on social media. Paul Felder...
Jay Rock
Jay Rockhttp://mmaindia.com
MMA, Boxing, NBA, Cricket, Betting
UFC 229 generates a record ₹615 Crore for Las Vegas - UFC 229
- Advertisement - UFC 229 generates a record ₹615 Crore for Las Vegas - UFC 229

UFC 229 which was headlined by Irish superstar Conor McGregor and Russian MMA star Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena back in October 2018 was the biggest fight to ever take place in UFC.

The fight sold close to 2.4 Million PPV buys and generated a gate of over ₹121 Crore rupees. The fight was won by Khabib Nurmagomedov as he submitted McGregor in the fourth round.

UFC 229 generates a record ₹615 Crore for Las Vegas - UFC 229

However, the fight apart from generating huge revenue for UFC has also generated huge revenue for the city of Las Vegas. According to a press release by UFC, the fight generated a record ₹615 Crore. The study was conducted by research firm Applied Analysis.

Here’s the full detail revealed by the UFC:

  •  ₹615 Crore total economic output
  • ₹121 Crore total salaries and wages paid
  • 414 jobs supported in Southern Nevada
  • ₹23.33 Crore total taxes paid by visitors
  • 40% of UFC 229 visitors traveled from international locations
  • 50% of attendees were between the ages of 21 to 34
  • 50% of attendees reported an annual household income of ₹71.6 Lakhs or more
  • One in five attendees stayed in Las Vegas for at least five days
  • Nearly two in five attendees reported spending more than ₹1.42 Lakhs on non-gaming activities

Las Vegas is known as the gambling city of the United States and also known as the fight capital of the world. The biggest boxing and MMA stars like Canelo Alvarez, Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather etc have fought here numerous times and generated huge money through their fights.

ALSO READ:

UFC 229 PPV numbers destroys UFC record, like Khabib did McGregor!

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

- Advertisement -UFC - Personalized Walkout Jerseys
- Advertisement - UFC - Personalized Walkout Jerseys
- Advertisement - UFC - Replica Championship Belt

Related articles

- Advertisement - UFC 229 generates a record ₹615 Crore for Las Vegas - UFC 229